assembly Bill A2064

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to early voting

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May 15, 2017 referred to elections
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 27, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.184
Apr 26, 2017 reported
Jan 17, 2017 referred to election law

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A2064 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2950
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-400, 4-117, 8-100, 8-102, 8-104 & 8-508, add Art 8 Title 6 §§8-600 - 8-602, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1461
2015-2016: A8582, S3813
2019-2020: A780

A2064 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to early voting; provides that beginning the eighth day prior to any election and ending on and including the second day prior to the election a person duly registered and eligible to vote shall be permitted to vote.

A2064 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2064

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  KAVANAGH,  CUSICK,  BLAKE, SIMON, BENEDETTO,
  SEPULVEDA, DINOWITZ,  ROSENTHAL,  GOTTFRIED,  QUART,  McDONALD,  FAHY,
  OTIS,  LUPARDO,  PERRY, ABINANTI, ROZIC, GALEF, JAFFEE, LIFTON, BRAUN-
  STEIN, PAULIN, COLTON, CAHILL, HEVESI, SOLAGES, COOK, RAMOS,  SKOUFIS,
  CYMBROWITZ  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BUCHWALD, LENTOL, MAGEE,
  THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to early voting

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  3-400 of the election law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  INCONSISTENT  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  ARTICLE,
ELECTION  INSPECTORS OR POLL CLERKS, IF ANY, AT POLLING PLACES FOR EARLY
VOTING, SHALL CONSIST OF EITHER BOARD OF ELECTIONS EMPLOYEES  WHO  SHALL
BE  APPOINTED BY THE COMMISSIONERS OF SUCH BOARD OR DULY QUALIFIED INDI-
VIDUALS, APPOINTED IN THE MANNER SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION. APPOINTMENTS
TO THE OFFICES OF ELECTION INSPECTOR OR POLL CLERK IN EACH POLLING PLACE
FOR EARLY VOTING SHALL BE EQUALLY DIVIDED BETWEEN  THE  MAJOR  POLITICAL
PARTIES.  THE  BOARD  OF  ELECTIONS  SHALL  ASSIGN STAFF AND PROVIDE THE
RESOURCES THEY REQUIRE TO ENSURE WAIT TIMES AT EARLY VOTING SITES DO NOT
EXCEED THIRTY MINUTES.
  § 2. Section 4-117 of the election law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A.  THE  NOTICE  REQUIRED  BY  SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL
INCLUDE THE DATES, HOURS AND LOCATIONS OF EARLY VOTING FOR  THE  GENERAL
AND  PRIMARY  ELECTION.  THE  BOARD  OF ELECTIONS MAY SATISFY THE NOTICE
REQUIREMENT OF THIS SUBDIVISION BY PROVIDING IN THE NOTICE  INSTRUCTIONS
TO  OBTAIN  THE  REQUIRED EARLY VOTING INFORMATION FROM A WEBSITE OF THE
BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND PROVIDING A PHONE NUMBER TO CALL FOR SUCH  INFOR-
MATION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02758-01-7

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